Patent Prosecution: Practice and Procedure by Mathew Thomas is an authoritative textbook on this subject.
The book provides an overview of patent system. The book explains drafting a patent claim, amendment of patents, infringement of patents, defences and remedies. Further, the book also deals with surrender and revocation of patents, applications made through the PCT route, search for patents, licensing patents and managing patent costs, etc.
Explains the complexities of patent prosecution with practical aspects in a simple and easy to understand style.
Provides easy understanding of how the reports and examinations are carried out.
In-depth coverage of all relevant aspects of prosecuting the patent application.
Subject lucidly explained with relevant tables, images and examples.
Discusses various aspects of grant of patents.
Also contains List of Forms.
The book will be immensely useful for patent practitioners, students of LL B and LL M, patent examiners, Indian Patent Office and anyone interested in learning about patent prosecution. Further, students appearing for the Patent Agent Examination may also find this book useful.